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Board Meeting February 12, 2014

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 02/02/2014 - 1:58pm
Event date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 
Park Office
Meeting agenda: 

Friends of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Donald J Trump State Parks

Draft Agenda, Wednesday February 12, 2014 – 7:30-9:00


 Call to Order - Jane Daniels, President     7:30

  • Introductions and sign in
    • Announcements
    • Help with website
  • Parks and Trails New York Capacity Building Grant - $1,600
  • Acceptance of Minutes of January 11, 2014 meetings
  • Additions to the agenda

Reports    7:35

  • Financial – David Rocco, Treasurer 
  • President – Jane Daniels - Annual report
  • Park Manager’s Minute (Brian Strasavich)

Discussion      7:45

  • Budget – Jim Brosnan and Anwer Qureishi                                                                                                  
  • Implementation of the Parks and Trails New York Capacity Building Grant
  • Copyright or trademarking the logo
  • Engaging new members

Upcoming events  8:20

  • Spring Bird Walk Saturday, April 19 – 7:30 – Place to be decided
  • I Love My Park Day - Saturday May 3rd, Parking Lot 6  
    • Publicity – Anwer Qureishi
    • Vine cutting  –
    • Metal removal – Janice Turner
    • Hospitality –
    • Sign in – Jane Daniels
    • Signs –
    • Clean up –  


Upcoming meetings – All meetings are at 7:30 pm in the FDR Park Office

Wednesday, and March 12, 2014



Meeting attendees: 
Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Dianne Press, Jim Brosnan (arrived 7:40), David Rocco (arrived 7:40) and Janice Turner (arrived 7:55)

Meeting minutes status:

Meeting minutes: 

Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Donald J. Trump State Parks

Minutes – Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – 7:35 - 9:15 p.m.



Action /Target Date

NY Sales Tax Waiver

Jane Daniels

Awaiting Return

Logo Trademark

Charles Castronovo / Janice Turner

Speak to lawyer, report back March 12th meeting


Attendance -Jane Daniels , Charles Castronovo, Brian Strasavich, Dianne Press, Jim Brosnan (arrived 7:40), David Rocco (arrived 7:40) and Janice Turner (arrived 7:55).

 President Jane Daniels called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m.

Financial Report - David Rocco reported our Chase account has $202.97. In addition to that amount we also have an account with Pay Pal. He will get together with Walt Daniels to learn how to transfer this over to Chase.

Manager’s Report – Brian Strasavich

Passed the Park Operations Schedule for 2014. There are no major changes.

Minutes - The January 2014 minutes were accepted.

Announcements - Sam Cutrone, a Yorktown High School senior as part of hiscivic internship will be putting material onto our website.     

New business - 

We will receive the $1,600 PTNY grant which will be used for printing brochures,, FAVI cards, and printing and laminating signs.    

Jim Brosnan started working on a our budget.   

Old Business - Volunteers for leading segments of I Love My Park Day are as follows:

                Vine cutting -  Dianne Press and possibly Maria Adams.

                Metal removal - Janice Turner.

                Signs (placement and removal) - David Rocco.

                Sign In - Jane Daniels.

                Publicity - Anwer Qureishi.

Trademark of logo - Janice Turner reported that the logo should be trademarked. It will cost around $350.00 if we do it ourselves. Janice would try  to start the process but, since she has never applied for one before, she was not sure how long it would take. Charles Castronovo will contact Adrien Hunt and Mary Jane Heinlein about how to proceed, and will contact Janice Turner. We will report back at the next meeting.

Upcoming Events -

                Spring Bird Walk, April 19, 2014.

                I Love My Park Day, May 3,2014.

                Friends BBQ, July 9, 2014.

                Gone to the Dogs, October 18, 2014.             

Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m. by President Jane Daniels.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Castronovo

Upcoming meetings:  April 9, 2014  and May 14, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., in the park office.

Minutes 14.2


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